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PARTNERS FOR A HEALTHY WADENA REGION
Partners 501 (C) ( 3) nonprofit corporation was established in May of 2000 to assist with the implementation of the city-wide strategic vision and eight priority projects. Most recently
the Partners have taken on the Restoration and Reuse of the former Northern Pacific
Passenger Depot as its primary objective which includes organizing Heritage and
Cultural Tourism programming for the area.

MISSION
To increase opportunities for a healthy life for all who live, work and play in the Wadena area

~By assisting in the continued preservation and betterment of the Wadena area
~By supplementing the effort of government in this pursuit

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
~ Purchased a building and helped get the
Youth Cyber Café off to a good start
~ Raised $200,000 for Downtown Art Deco Streetscape
~ Received $66,800 USDA Rural Development grants & provided
Small Buiness. Development Assistance '03-'07 and started Design Assistance Program
~ Received $437,000 Minnesota Department of Transportation grant for the
Wadena Depot Restoration Project
~ Received $79,300 MN State Historical Society Capital Grants-in-Aid for
Wadena Depot Restoration Project
~ Raised over $100,000 in private dollars for the Depot Project Fund Drive
~Organized Friends of the Depot supporters

 
     

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairperson: Bob Grendahl
Vice Chair: Erik Osberg
Secretary: Jamie Robertson
Treasurer: LeAnn Evans
Paul Anderson
Onni Sharp-Anderson
Meredith Lindsey
David Quincer

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS
Historic Preservation: Bob Claybaugh
Depot & BN Park Site Planning: Michael Schroeder
Web Hosting: Stromberg Technologies
Website Maintenance: Katzenjammer Designs

PARTNERS
100 Aldrich Ave. S.W.
P.O. Box 335
Wadena, MN 56482

 
         
 
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